There is lots of room in the garage with the Laser in the ceiling and it does not interfer with the garage doors.
Lines hanging from the ceiling before putting Laser away.
The four ceiling attachment "curls" are from the Harken kit as are the four drop lines.
This is the line gatherer that came with the Harken kit.
Purchase, 8 part, thin line. The red mark identifies the blocks if one looked in the catalog. I don't recall their model or brand
Detail of clip used to connect to the trailer.
Detail of short strap used to connect to the rail of the trailer
The eyebolt secures the total lift, 230 pounds. This has to be attached to something solid (straight pull, pilot hold for eyebolt at 40% of thread root diameter).
Another view of the line gatherer.
Back the boat in and turn the corner around the center post.
Backing in and turning.
Ready to hook up the four lines.
Front line attached to triler rail.
Clip through hole I drilled in trailer frame.
Ready to hoist.
Purchase under tension
Another view of purchase under tension.
A lot of line is needed with an 8:1 purchase.
Fully lifted, before attaching safety straps.
Purchse with boat at ceiling.
More detail of attachement with boat at ceiling.
Satety straps in place.
Detail of front safety strap.
Safety straps go around joist in ceiling and are each independent.
More detil of safety strap attachment
More detail of rear safety strap.
I don't believe it's really necessary but I terminate the lift line at a cleat.